This award recognises a partner (or partner equivalent) who has advised on key mergers and acquisitions of Australian companies. It includes M&A partners who have advised high-profile clients on billion-dollar transactions, ensuring reasonable and successful results. It is open to any partner (or partner equivalent) within a private practice firm who works primarily in M&A law. To be eligible for this award, the partner must display how he/she has been at the forefront of extensive merger and acquisition transactions in the 12 months from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017.
Nominees will be judged on their responses to the following:
Each entrant must have at least one written reference of no more than 400 words from a current employer, a client or service provider. Please include the referee's name, job title and company.